HS2 began the search for a specialist contractor to deliver 230km of state-of-the-art telecommunications systems which will connect up the UK’s new high speed rail link between London, Birmingham and the north of England.
TE Connectivity (TE), a world leader in connectivity and sensors, has announced the launch of a new virtual series, outlining the latest technological developments in data connectivity systems. The series, which will debut on June 30 with a webinar entitled “Data Connectivity for Railway Architecture,” offers an opportunity for engineers and customers to virtually engage with TE’s technical experts.
With its complete takeover of VIPCO GmbH in Mannheim, Stadler expands its portfolio with a new engineering subsidiary in Germany with around 50 employees. The new Stadler Mannheim GmbH will mainly focus on the development of software and hardware components for train control systems and the retrofitting field.
Siemens Mobility today unveiled its new vision and motto, which provides the leading transportation company with a clear and common direction to lead the mobility industry into the future. An industry which is characterized by a growing demand for sustainable and intermodal mobility, driven by megatrends such as urbanization and decarbonization.
GUARDIA, the ETCS automatic train protection system from Stadler’s joint-venture AngelStar, has been homologated for the first time. The FLIRT trains of Koleje Mazowieckie (KM) which are equipped with GUARDIA will be operated in the Polish region Mazovia.
As half-empty trains have unfortunately become a common scene in countries around the world during the Covid-19 pandemic, Knorr-Bremse, the global market leader for braking and other systems for rail and commercial vehicles, is actively supporting railway operators worldwide to bolster health and comfort in rail transport.